Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Arabic MS 91 (The John Rylands Research Institute and Library, The University of Manchester)

Arabic Manuscripts


A commentary on the "Ten Poems" by al-Khaṭīb al-Tibrīzī

Title: شرح القصائد العشر
Title: Commentary on the Ten Poems
Colophon: فرغ من كتابتها عبد الرحيم بن النفيس بن هبة الله ن وهبان السلمي عفا الله عنه يوم الاربعاء ثامن شهر شوال من سنة خمس وستمائة بدمشق والحمد الله حق حمده وصلواته على سيد المرسلين محمد المصطفى وعلى آله وصحبه وحسبنا الله ونعم الوكيل
Language(s): Arabic


Catalogue no. Arabic MS 435 [91]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Paper
Extent: 152 folios
Dimensions (leaf): 252 × 167 mm.


1 column, 19 written lines




Origin: 605 AH (1208 CE)

Provenance and Acquisition

Formerly part of the collection of the Persian scholar Nathaniel Bland (1803-1865). Bland’s oriental manuscripts were sold through Bernard Quaritch in 1866 to Alexander Lindsay, 25th Earl of Crawford.

Purchased by Enriqueta Rylands in 1901 from James Ludovic Lindsay, 26th Earl of Crawford, for the John Rylands Library.

Record Sources

Catalogue information compiled by Abdullah al-Rashidi from Alphonse Mingana, Catalogue of the Arabic Manuscripts in the John Rylands Library, Manchester University Press, 1934.


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